179 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 48 hours in Allegheny County

179 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 48 hours in Allegheny County

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. — There were 179 new COVID-19 cases reported in Allegheny County in the last 48 hours, the Allegheny County Health Department said Monday.

Of those cases, 156 are confirmed and 23 are probable, officials said. Tests were performed between Oct. 4 and Oct. 11.

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New cases range in age from 5 months to 89 years old.

No new deaths were reported.

In comparison, the previous 48-hour period saw 159 new cases. Of those, 81 were reported from Friday to Saturday, and 78 were reported from Thursday to Friday. Four deaths were reported.

Since March 14, there have been 13,362 cases of COVID-19 in Allegheny County residents, 1,286 hospitalizations and 397 deaths.

Statewide, Pennsylvania reported its highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in six months Saturday amid increased testing. That number was 1,742.

On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health reported that as of 12 a.m. there were 1,088 new cases. There were 1,166 new cases reported on Sunday.

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